Links Feb 25

Unhappy Meal: €1 Billion in Tax Avoidance on the Menu at McDonald’s War on Want

HSBC bosses grilled over Swiss tax scandal – live updates The Guardian

Abusive Tax Avoidance and Institutional Corruption: The Responsibilities of Tax Professionals Social Science Research Network
Hat tip: Offshore Watch

Think Corporate Tax Cuts Create Jobs? Think Again. Center for Effective Government

New Countries Seek HSBC Data and Undeclared Cash ICIJ

Greece ex-finance minister in HSBC tax scandal trial BBC

Swiss Defend Seven-Year Delay to HSBC Money-Launder Probe Bloomberg
See also: Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA closes inquiry into HSBC Le Matin (In French)

What to Do About ‘Grand Corruption’ The New York Times

India tax officials search HSBC’s Mumbai headquarters amid Swiss allegations Reuters

HSBC bosses reject calls to quit after ‘terrible list’ of problems Reuters

Data leak rocked offshore service providers in Panama Sü (In German)

UBS Whistleblower Pushed Hard to Help in Paris Probe The Wall Street Journal

Tax scandal hits Swiss bank deals swissinfo

The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks’ Most Devious Scam Yet Rolling Stone / Matt Taibbi



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